In my experience the power of the group is extremely beneficial to a person with addiction issues.

Whether you consider yourself a social drinker who occasionally goes overboard (ok maybe more than occasionally if youre honest...), a shopaholic who just cant quite stick to the budget (ok your three credit cards are maxed!) or someone who is fastidious about tidiness (you find yourself spending hours cleaning the kitchen, daily) belonging to a recovery support group can be a lifesaver. Relating to others who are 'the same' as you because of their obsessive nature, can help ease the shame and confusion of some of your behaviours. Not only can you hear others talking about similar obsessions/ thoughts/ feelings, but solutions can be found together. Tools can be shared.

Join my weekly outpatient recovery group to find out more about Dialectical Behaviour therapy and what that means.